Nutella and Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Espresso Cookies

Espresso, chocolate, caramel, and Nutella…these are a few of my favorite things, friends. Never mind apple strudel, sleigh bells, and schnitzel with noodles (I really hope you all got that Sound of Music reference). Anyways, when I was brainstorming new recipes to try out, my mind was on chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Why? I don’t…

Baked Samoa Donuts

Remember your adolescent or teen years when people were obsessed with having a special someone to call their valentine? Whether it was getting a paper valentine (preferably with candy taped to it) in your handmade cardboard Valentine’s Day box, being serenaded in homeroom, or being surprised by a bouquet of flowers, I sure know that…

Upside Down Bourbon-Caramel Spiced Apple Cake

For the past couple days after Christmas our house has been filled with FOOD (mainly sugary, delicious, “I’m raising your blood sugar levels to astronomical proportions” types of food), so I swore off baked goods and sugar for a week. That lasted allll of…one day. The Briarwood Baker swearing off baked goods…ha ha. Anyways, since…

Bourbon Caramel Pumpkin Tart

   Happy Day-After-Thanksgiving! I hope you all had a wonderful day of friends, family, football, and food (the alliteration was completely unintentional by the way). I’ll keep this post short since you’re probably still recovering from a. A food coma which I know I am, and b. The horrendous Black Friday rush. As much as…